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Easter STEM Challenge – Carrot Carriage

Whether or not you celebrate Easter, the Carrot Carriage STEM Challenge is too much brain-busting fun to pass up.   Working against a criteria & constraints list, students design a...

Quick Tip Tuesday: Student Budgets, Another Take

Whether you’re a fan of using student budgets with your STEM Challenges or not, check out this quick tip from a viewer that I LOVE!  😍     For more...

St. Patrick’s Day STEM Challenge – Snake Snatcher

If you’re tired of leprechaun traps already, Snake Snatcher is the perfect St. Patrick’s Day STEM Challenge for you! In this challenge, students build a device to rid Ireland of...

Teaching Students to Persevere During STEM Challenges

Be honest — have you ever been profoundly irritated or disappointed in how quickly your students give up when things get tough during a STEM Challenge? Have you lamented their...

Quick Tip Tuesday – Don’t Be Seduced by Simple STEM

Gut check:  Are you giving your kids a STEM Easy or a STEM Challenge?   I know, simple sounds ah-mazing when you’re a busy teacher. But like so many things...

Quick Tip Tuesday – Grab Free Resources & PD When You Can!

Check out this quick tip to find out where you can find new, free PD. When was the last time you really had time to reflect on your practice? We...